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Shrub-like Begonias

This is a varied group with many different characteristics, from hairy or bare leaved to thick stemmed and succulent. Most are easy to grow.




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Begonia 'Boomer'
Code: 90661
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New! In 1987, Mabel Corwin bred Begonia solimutata with Begonia reniformis and produced this notable thick-stemmed rhizomatous hybrid. It's an impressive grower with large circular bronzy-green textured leaves. Although it doesn't branch much, it does send up new growth from the base. Sprays of small white flowers adorn the plant in spring. Grow indoors in bright indirect light or outdoors in bright shade. Allow it to dry somewhat between waterings. It also likes extra humidity. It's a very attractive large growing begonia.

 
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Begonia Carol Pease Begonia 'Carol Pease'
Code: 90283
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Medium to large growing shrub with medium sized hairy bright green leaves. Similar in habit and appearance to Begonia 'Ginny' but leaves are larger, wider and more lobed. Profuse bloomer with pure white fuzzy flowers in all light conditions. Great contrast plant for mass plantings with Begonia 'Ginny' and Begonia 'Pastel Princess'. Although tall if allowed to grow to full height, it is easily trained and maintained at any size needed. Very carefree and easy to grow.

 
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Begonia domingensis Begonia domingensis
Code: 90289
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A beautiful and easy to grow low growing species from the West Indies. Usually stays 12 to 18 inches tall and tend to grow more wide though stems are very stiff and upright. Leaves are small rounded and leathery and bright green to gray/green depending on light intensity. Very unusual flowers during the warm months of the year. It sends up short spikes of small pink and white flowers that totally cover the plant. Very easy to grow and very tough. Would make a great windowsill plant or small potted plant though in warm climates would grow great planted in the soil.

 
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Begonia Emerald Glow Begonia 'Emerald Glow'
Code: 69206
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Full growing, compact upright to 18 inches but can be kept shorter. Leaves are cupped bright glowing green, medium sized with light hairiness and textured. Flowers in summer with upright clusters of bright pink flowers on long stems. Easy to grow, very full growing, and very showy even out of bloom. Makes a nice specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia foliosa var miniata Begonia foliosa var miniata
Code: 20217
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(Begonia fuchsioides)

Deep coral-red flowers hang in clusters resembling fuchsias. Tiny dark green glossy leaves. Can be trained for hanging basket or as upright grower. (F, B)

 
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Begonia Fredas Folly Begonia 'Fredas Folly'
Code: 69209
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Upright growing to 3 feet but can be shaped to any size. Very full growing and easy to grow. Leaves are bright green, cupped and cleft. Multiple dainty sprays of small white flowers with pink ovaries. Makes an easy specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia gardneri Begonia gardneri
Code: 90645
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New! This is a thick stemmed species from Brazil with large green parted leaves. Grows 4 feet tall with small white flowers. Allow it to get slightly dry between waterings but never completely dry and grow in full to partial shade.

 
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Begonia Gary Hunt Begonia 'Gary Hunt'
Code: 69210
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Full and upright growing to 2 feet. Leaves are triangle-shaped, cupped and fuzzy, dark maroon-green with narrow yellowish stripe down the center. Flowers are medium pink and fuzzy on upright stems, mostly in summer. Showy even out of bloom and easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Gideon Begonia 'Gideon'
Code: 90300
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This interesting begonia is grown for its variegated leaves with green venation on a pale green background. The leaves have a reddish edge and are heavily textured. Winter flowering with tall stems of white flowers. This compact grower may loose some variegation during the winter. This is a Freda Holly hybrid (2000) of Begonia valida. There's an elatior tuberous begonia with the patented name of Begonia 'Gideon' registered in 2008. This is not the same plant.

 
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Begonia Ginny Begonia 'Ginny'
Code: 20219
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Narrow red backed coppery leaves, clusters of pink and white flowers all year. Compact, easy. (F, D)

 
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Begonia jairii Begonia jairii
Code: 90284
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Probably can be grown to be large but is easily maintained and kept to a small size. Considered by some to be a form of Begonia ulmifolia though its growth habits are much different. Medium green leaves are small and narrow with a rounded tip and hairy. In certain light conditions the hairs give the plant a pinkish/purple hue. Stems have an arching habit which give it a weeping appearance. Would probably make a great hanging basket. White flowers in spring but quite attractive even out of bloom. Although it has been in cultivation for a long period is not widely known or grown and this is probably the first time it has been available online. A must have for collectors of hairy leaves and species begonias.

 
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Begonia Last Tango Begonia 'Last Tango'
Code: 69212
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Sprawling upright plant to 2 feet. Small dark green oval leaves that come to a point. Profuse flowers from spring to fall (outdoors) that are upright spikes of rose-red clusters. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Morocco Begonia 'Morocco'
Code: 20227
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Textured verdant leaves shaded and edged red, plush red under. Clusters of white flowers. Sturdy, excellent. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Palomar Pirate Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'
Code: 20228
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Slim glossy textured red backed leaves, white flowers. Sturdy, easy. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Palomar Storm Begonia 'Palomar Storm'
Code: 90490
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Slim, dark green glossy leaves with bubbly texture, red undersides. White flowers in summer held above foliage. Compact habit, easy, hardy. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Paul Hernandez Begonia 'Paul Hernandez'
Code: 90059
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An awesome fast growing plant, which might be the largest growing begonia. Can grow to 8 feet high by 6 feet wide. Palmately lobed leaves with a puckered texture to 2 feet or more across. Given enough light the leaves take on a reddish color, otherwise staying a light olive-green. Small white flowers held in huge upright clusters up to a foot across. If you want a large showcase plant this is the one. Hardy to around 25F. It resents overwatering. Begonia luxurians x gehrtii cross. (Worley)

 
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Begonia Thurstonii Begonia 'Thurstonii'
Code: 90067
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A true heirloom begonia created in 1887. A large growing shrub with medium sized metallic olive green leaves that are slightly cupped with an undulated surface. Large bright fuzzy pink flowers usually in summer but can bloom at any time of year. Very easy to grow and very attractive in or out of bloom. Having been in circulation for over a hundred years, obviously it is vigorous and a begonia everyone should have. Rarely offered for sale online anywhere. (Thurston)

 
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Begonia Tinkerbell Begonia 'Tinkerbell'
Code: 69308
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Semperflorum shrub-type begonia. Bears some resemblance to Begonia fischeri but is actually a tamer hybrid of Begonia schmidtiana. Compact, full growing and ever blooming with bright pink flowers. Small round pleated green leaves. Quickly makes a full plant. Very cute plant, makes a great basket. Doesn't reseed itself like the species. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia valida Begonia valida
Code: 90285
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Large growing large leaved thick-stemmed begonia. For those unfamiliar with the term, thick-stemmed begonias are basically shrubs with very large diameter stems. Most have a tendency to have leaves mainly at the tops with the bare stems showing but Begonia valida can be trained to be shorter and full or tall and bare depending on your preference. Leaves are almost round with slight lobes. In good light light leaves are dark green with some texture but are large and flat in low light. Blooms in late spring to early summer with profuse upright clusters of white flowers. Has the unique habit of putting out variegated leaves at various times of the year, most often in summer or during blooming period. The variegated leaves eventually turn green though hybrids of Begonia valida often retain variegation such as Begonia 'Gideon'. A great plant for collectors or for growers that like large plants. Very easy to grow. Rarely offered.

 
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Begonia Vista Way Begonia 'Vista Way'
Code: 90050
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The perfect marriage of the best traits of two popular shrub species, Begonia egregia and Begonia echinosepala. Leaves have the texture, coloring, and red edge of Begonia egregia on a plant that has the full growing, free branching, everblooming habit of Begonia echinosepala. Can be trained for multiple uses from very full hanging baskets, to large specimen plants, or can be pruned easily to keep as a small compact potted plant. Flowers are pure white and held above the foliage. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Wabbit Twacks Begonia 'Wabbit Twacks'
Code: 90053
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Begonia ghertii hybrid similiar in some ways to Begonia 'Dale Kramer', but different growth habit and coloring. Leaves are medium sized limey green with reddish coloring to the veins. Leaves have the waffled texture of Begonia ghertii. Growth habit is full, upright growing but short and compact, staying short and wide. Flowers are held above the foliage and are fuzzy pink ovaries with white petals. Easy to grow and unique. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Shrub-like Collection Begonia Shrub-like Collection
Code: C129
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3 different, our choice.

 
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